Menu editor not working

Chris Pollock cpollock at
Fri Nov 2 13:45:17 UTC 2018

On Wed, 2018-10-31 at 10:44 +0900, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
> Good morning everyone.
> I am trying to use Mint 19, but since this seems to be based on
> Ubuntu, 
> someone suggested I may not be thrown out of here right away.
> Problem:
> I made (as far as I can tell identical) clean new installations of
> Mint 
> 19 (formerly used Mint 17.2) on 3 different PCs, all o which are 
> somewhat older.
> The menu editor does work in 2 out of them, including one very old
> PC, 
> but not the one here in my office.
> When I try to add some "New Item", there is no response to clicking
> that 
> button at all.
> Other buttons like "Properties" do not work.
> When asked whether I would like to add a launcher created on the
> desktop 
> also to the menu, this does not work either.
> I also installed Alacarte, but the behavior is exactly the same.
> Is there a magic trick, some setting anywhere, that can resolve this 
> "problem"?
> It is not really a problem, but used to work under Mint 17.
> Thank you.
> Thomas

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